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Self Injury Awareness Day is March 1st. A large number of young people engage in cutting, extreme scratching, skin carving, self medicating and other detrimental behaviors.   Faced with a daughter who is cutting, a listener asks Vena Davis, LCSW the best way forward to help and support her child. Vena discusses the role of the brain in relation to self harm and the biological and emotional impact of  heightened tolerances to pain.   Resources   Cornell University Injury & Self Harm Resources Self Abuse Finally Ends 

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